Cassidy McFadzean was born in Regina, graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and currently lives in Toronto. She is the author of Hacker Packer (McClelland & Stewart 2015), which won two Saskatchewan Book Awards and was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and Drolleries (M&S 2019). Her poems have appeared in magazines across Canada and the US, and her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart, This Magazine, carte blanche, and Prism International, where she was first runner-up in the Jacob Zilber Prize for Short Fiction. Her work has been anthologized in The Best Canadian Poetry, In Fine Form 2, and The New Wascana Anthology, and she has been shortlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize, The Walrus Poetry Prize, and the Canadian Authors Association’s Emerging Writer Award.
Contact: mcfadzeancassidy (at) gmail . com